Travelxp 4K goes on air in Europe with BBright UHD-TS software-based playout solution

12 October 2017

RENNES  – France, 10th October 2017

Travelxp 4K goes on air in Europe with BBright UHD-TS software-based playout solution.

BBright, a leading solution provider for Ultra HD deployments, today announced that Travelxp, the pioneer 4K HDR (HLG) content provider, just commercially launched its 4K HDR services over satellite in Europe using BBright UHD-TS playout.

Travelxp 4K, a venture of Media Worldwide Limited, London, features hundreds of best of the breed travel programs from all over the world. After several months of tests and trials, Travel XP 4K is now on air over Europe on Eutelsat – HOTBIRD. Thanks to advanced software and GUI architecture, BBright UHD-TS playout solution is physically located in France, but the playout is directly operated by Travelxp Team.

Travelxp manages remotely the Ultra HD playout operation from pre-encoded HEVC transport stream files, to content ingest, channel schedule management and traffic file ingest into the BBright playout server.

Prashant Chothani, Travelxp CEO, explained: “ Travelxp 4K is delivering the best video content quality to end users, including 10 bits Rec 2020 and HLG content with high quality HEVC encoding. Being a pioneer in 4K HLG HDR content, Travelxp is proud to team up with another pioneer like BBright. Their fast and efficient technical support is ensuring the best quality of service.”.

Guillaume Arthuis, BBright CEO, also commented: “Travel XP 4K was amongst the first Ultra HD HDR (HLG) channel worldwide. With this new service launch in Europe, we are very happy to support and work with such an innovator. Our software based UHD-TS playout solution provides all the flexibility, ease of operation and the support for an international 4K service launch, such as reliable/dependable 24/7 operations, integrated automation, multiple language audio tracks and multiple captioning services. ”

About BBright.

BBright company focuses on rapid market transitions around 4K – Ultra HD, HEVC, multiscreen and content delinearization. BBright develops high-end 4K and HEVC technologies including software-based broadcast appliances such as reference players, playout servers and transcoders for the UHD video ecosystem. BBright serves various customers worldwide which are broadcast equipment manufacturers, video network operators (satellite, terrestrial), telco operators (IPTV) and public or private TV channels.

The company is privately held and was founded in 2013 in Rennes, France. www.bbright.com

About Travel XP.

Travelxp 4K is an initiative of Media Worldwide Limited, UK and Celebrities Management Private Limited, a is a privately held company in India, with interest in broadcast, advertising, media consulting and other related services. The company operates 10 (ten) satellite channels across the globe across its group companies.

Further information available at: www.travelxp.tv

Press:     

Trishala Maheshwari

Tel: +91 9820133783

trishala.maheshwari@travelxp.tv

Media contacts:

BBright
Laurent Appercel
laurent.appercel@bbright.com
Tel: +33 (0)2 99 12 17 65

Travelxp

Further information available at: www.travelxp.tv

Press: Trishala Maheshwari   Tel: +91 9820133783  trishala.maheshwari@travelxp.tv